Hidroelectrica San Bartolome (IDBI-12209-01)

  • Colombia
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Specific Location
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Financial Institutions
  • IDB Invest (IDBI)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jul 30, 2019
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PCH San Bartolome S.A.S. E.S.P.
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  • Energy
  • Hydropower
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 60.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 128.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IDBI website

Updated in EWS Apr 2, 2020

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Project Description
<div class="title"><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /> <pre>The IDB Invest loan (hereinafter the &ldquo;Operation&rdquo;) will partially finance the construction of the San Bartolom&eacute; and Oibita hydroelectric plants (the &ldquo;Projects&rdquo;) located in the municipalities of Oiba and Guapot&aacute; (approximately 150 km from Bucaramanga) in the Department of Santander.</pre> </div>
Investment Description
  • IDB Invest (IDBI)
Contact Information

Elisa Padilla, Vice President,

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